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    I need help with coding this pathology report

    Prostatic hyperplasia with foci of basal cell hyperplasia. Focal chronic
    inflammatory changes. No malignancy seen

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    I would use 600.20. You don't really get a choice to say without *mention* of LUTS, but this code does include NOS.

    If the clinical info says LUTS you can use 600.21, but that's not pertinent pathologically.

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